Beverly Ann Moomaw
Beverly Ann Moomaw, age 73, died Friday, September 16, 2011 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus in Wichita, KS. She was born January 1, 1938 in Meade, KS the daughter of Berend H. and Hazel Ruby (Hill) Cordes.
Beverly graduated from Meade High School in 1956 and attended Emporia State University for one year. She transferred to Fort Hays State University for a year prior to her marriage.
On June 7, 1958 she married Max Moomaw at Meade, KS. She helped her husband on the family farm in Lane County while raising their family. After the kids graduated she went back to college and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education from Fort Hays State University in 1980. She opened Moomaw Studio and Framing in Dighton.
Beverly was active in her community by serving on the Lane County Hospital Board, being a 4-H leader, starting the 1st Farm Bureau Babysitting class and being a member of the Lane County Arts Council, PEO, EHU the United Methodist Church and was President of the Southwest Kansas Council on Aging.
She enjoyed making Barbi doll clothes to sell at craft shows, painting, quilting, photography, reading, camping and attending her children’s and grandchildren’s activities.
She is survived by: her husband, Max Moomaw of the home; one daughter, Celia Wells, Great Bend; two sons, Dan Moomaw, Dighton, and Mitch Moomaw, Dighton; one sister, Mona Dobbs, Haysville, KS; and 7 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at the United Methodist Church in Dighton with  Rev. Warren Hett officiating. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery in Lane County. Personal condolences may be emailed to
The family welcomes memorials to the United Methodist Church of Dighton, Lane County Library or J.O.Y. Center inc are of Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton.